from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A storm with high winds or violent gusts but little or no rain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A storm in which there are strong, violent winds but no precipitation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A storm characterized by high wind with little or no rain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See storm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a storm consisting of violent winds


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  • A county spokesman calls the windstorm "probably the worst" in more than a decade

  • This market called "windstorm insurance" exists to supplement "normal" homeowner insurance, and is currently offered in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

  • L.A. County spokesman calls the windstorm "probably the worst" in over a decade

  • Consumer watchdog group Texas Watch called the windstorm group's response "unconscionable."

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  • None of the lawsuits offer details about specific damage or how much more money the churches want from the association, also known as the windstorm pool.

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  • Such a change in the law would strip about 40,000 vacation and second homes of coverage through the association, also known as the windstorm pool, opponents say.

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  • The windstorm was the worst in recent Palm Springs history, with gusts up to 90 mph measured near the top of the tram.


  • The association, also known as the windstorm pool, doesn't cover storm surge.

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  • Getty Images Many of the Democrats were first elected in a far different climate four years ago, when then-President George W. Bush was losing favor and an anti-GOP windstorm swept Democrats into office.

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  • I am paying almost $5k/year to Citizens for just windstorm. Herald Editorial Page Compounds Errors on Home Insurance


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